Yeon Sik Jang

Concentration: Human Development and Public Policy
Mentor: Jessica Chiang
311A White-Gravenor

Yeon joined the Graduate Program in 2021 to work under the mentorship of Jessica Chiang. Prior to Georgetown, he was a research coordinator at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders in the Kennedy Krieger Institute, where he was involved in several research projects on the Autism Waiver, anxiety and ASD, anxiety treatment, and psychiatric crisis. He received his BA in Psychology from Carleton College and an MA in Psychology from the University of Chicago. His research interests include exploring the effects of early life stress on health outcomes, examining risk in vulnerable and underserved populations, and translating and adapting findings for policy.